About the book
For the first time in the history of the United Nations, jurists from all over the world gathered in New York for the United Nations Congress on Public International Law, during the Organizations 50th Anniversary. They undertook a veritable review of modern public international law. This publication contains the presentations and lectures of these well-known jurists and professors, in the language given (English, French or Spanish), as well as discussions that took place after the lectures. The subject matter includes: the principles of international law; means of peaceful settlement of disputes between States; conceptual and practical aspects of the codification and progressive development of; and new approaches to research, education and training in the field of international law.